One of the football cliches with the most platitudes is "There's no 'I' in team." This is also true because everyone usually needs to contribute to the team's success and results. However, some football players don't mind being egotistical when they put up outstanding individual performances and an appealing style of play.
Arjen Robben, who is renowned for his skill, quickness, and unerring precision, was for almost a decade among the most self-centered players on the Bayern Munich team. The legendary Bavarian occasionally made a crucial pass that led to an assist on a crucial goal.
Selfish players frequently excel in dribbling and attacking, like Robben did. However, their comrades can easily become irritated by their selfishness. They occasionally have the ability to make up for all of their selfishness by scoring a beautiful lone goal. But more often than not, the squad as a whole just gives up in frustration.
At least for some players in contemporary football, selfishness is still a desirable trait. These celebrities must maintain their performances despite winning followers with their flare and unique brilliance. After all, a selfish player who is having a horrible day in front of goal is the most frustrating thing to spectators and teammates.
Without further ado, let's take a look at the 4 most selfish players in world football:
4. Zlatan Ibrahimovic - AC Milan
When Zlatan Ibrahimovic was playing for Paris Saint-Germain, he was in the finest shape of his career, amassing 15 assists in the league during the 2013–14 season.
The 40-year-old journeyman was even employed as a supporting striker and inventive creator earlier in his career. Ibrahimovic now just has one goal in mind for every squad he joins, albeit those days are long gone
Pundits like Liverpool veteran Phil Thompson described the star as "very selfish" while he was playing for Manchester United.
3. Mohamed Salah - Liverpool
Mohamed Salah, a striker for Liverpool, is at the peak of his abilities right now. Salah is unstoppable, as evidenced by his stellar performance of ten goals and five assists in just nine Premier League games.While the world has been captivated by his incredible performances for the Reds, his selfishness has also been the talk of the town. Salah has scored once every four shots in the Premier League, averaging over four shots per game. He could have passed the ball instead of taking several of those shots, according to his detractors.
2. Cristiano Ronaldo - Manchester United
Whatever you want to call him, Cristiano Ronaldo's skill and commitment to the game are unmatched. He's been called egotistical, self-centered, and even selfish. But the Portuguese maestro has made it a habit to increase his goal totals when people criticize him.For his teammates, Ronaldo's lone-ranger style of driving into the final third without intending to pass can be difficult. Ronaldo averaged nearly seven shots per ninety minutes while playing for Real Madrid and Juventus. At Old Trafford, it is reasonable to suppose that this pattern might persist.
1. Neymar - Paris Saint-Germain
At Barcelona, his South American-influenced game complemented Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez. However, Neymar is a frequent target of criticism from French fans and commentators.
Unquestionably one of the top players in the world, the Brazilian international scores amazing solo goals. But his selfishness with the ball can irritate his teammates, as well as spectators and commentators.Kylian Mbappe acknowledged to Idrissa Gueye last month that he had spoken to her about Neymar's selfishness. To ensure there were no ill feelings, PSG boss Mauricio Pochettino ultimately had to bring the two players together during practice.
Source: https://www.sportskeeda.com/football/5-selfish-players-world-football-neymar-ronaldo | https://www.sportbible.com/football/news-cristiano-ronaldo-branded-the-most-selfish-footballer-ever-20200618.amp.html
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